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3145 Copp Rd Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 1,374,000

MLS #: 14036332

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 4 / 2

Enjoy unrivaled excellence in this spectacular 4 bedroom, 5 bath home featuring over 7700 square feet of living space in the main residence and over 1000 square feet in the guest house. Entertainment is the focus and the choices are endless: game roo...

61360 Crooked Creek Rd Cassopolis, MI 49031

Listing Price: $ 729,900

MLS #: 13002827

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2 / 0

Diamond Lake home with 75 feet of frontage. Spectacular Diamond Lake with sandy beach and prestine blue water. Lot is one half acre and has 90 feet of road frontage. Home is a remodel and has an additional 2200 square foot storage building with works...

419 Maple Ln Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 409,900

MLS #: 14035939

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 2 / 1

Just inside Harbor Country there exists a peaceful patch of mature forest surrounding a serene, private spring-fed Lake. This Gated community is call Maple Beach. This home has a large screened in porch (28 x 17)which is a perfect place for entertain...

420 Maple Ln Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 399,000

MLS #: 14009783

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 3 / 0

Located on Wagner Lake, Maple Beach is a 66 acre+-sit condo that is wooded with 24 cottages that were new in 2005. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of Maple Beach in this private gated community west of Buchanan. Home is located lakefront with gorgeous ...

2325 Portage Rd Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 399,000

MLS #: 13030153

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 5 / 1

This 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom home, built in the 1800's and still standing strong, has undergone a number of additions that have made it great for group living situations - children home from college? Parents or grandparents some extra care? Looking to ...

304 Hampshire Colony #33 Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 319,900

MLS #: 14039361

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3 / 0

Don't miss this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with garage and full finished walkout basement. Home features forced air heat with central air, premium lot close to the lake and beach also log cross corner on house and garage. The wood stove is a Vermont Cast...

1961 Camp Madron #22 Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 299,000

MLS #: 14008486

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2 / 0

This Camp Madron Home features a delightful 2nd level living space of solid windows, overlooking the beautiful flowering gardens thar are surrounded by woods. The home has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths on the main level, with a loft over the screened porch ...

414 Maple Lane Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 299,000

MLS #: 13003410

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2 / 0

LAKERONT HOME IN MAPLE BEACH. Home adjoins association beach overlooking Wagner Lake with the beach and pool just steps away. This home is decorated with impeccable taste and quality and features a Great Rm w/ dining area and stone fireplace. Additio...

108 Bridle Path Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 275,000

MLS #: 14035335

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 2 / 1

This well constructed home has newer updates, granite counter tops, finished family room in basement is wired for a home theater along with a work shop. Enjoy the 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, main floor laundry, finished garage and many more extras. Two de...

302 Hampshire Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 209,900

MLS #: 14024751

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2 / 0

Cabin is located near the water and has a great view of the lake when the leaves are off. Starr Valley is one hundred forty Seven acres with walking trails, cross country skiing and a beautiful beach for swimming, sailing, canoeing and fishing. A lar...

204 Clark St Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 189,900

MLS #: 14033842

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 2 / 0

Stately historic home built in 1905. Immaculate care has been given to preserve the original beauty, along with tasteful updates. Stunning oak woodwork, white oak floors throughout, original oak fireplace mantel with wood burning stove insert. Hou...

2434 Jeffery Ln Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 167,900

MLS #: 14036190

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 3 / 0

Tastefully decorated home in Victorian Farms. This beautiful home has been meticulously maintained throughout and features three bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the main floor. Features a finished basement wired for surround sound. Has a 4th bedroom a...

1283 Pleasant St Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 110,000

MLS #: 14008426

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1 / 0

. This lovely cottage comes with a view of all sports Clear Lake and association beach access. The cottage is remodeled and as cute as can be - the siding, roof, windows, deck, furnace, and central air conditioning are all newer, along with the ...

15726 W Clear Lake Rd Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 99,000

MLS #: 14034707

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1 / 0

Great cottage with a view of Clear Lake and just steps to the association beach and boat launch. The property has frontage on West Clear Lake Road and on Lakeview which is private. Don't miss this get away with a great view and easy access to the bea...

16279 Merson Ct Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 89,000

MLS #: 14034684

Property Type: Single Family

Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 1 / 1

Great privacy with this 2.247 acres just east of Buchanan off of Rynearson Street. The home is a raised ranch with a partly finished basement and garage on the lower level. In the last 5 years seller has stripped the roof and put on shingles, blown i...

2002 US 31 #7 Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 39,900

MLS #: 14012596

Property Type: Condo/Coop

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1 / 0

Waterfront property on the St Joseph River with Magnificent River Views and Access for a Fabulous Price. Relax on your own porch or the association gazebo. Or go down to the river and enjoy the waterfront. This unit has been totally repainted and re...

Crooked Creek Rd Cassopolis, MI 49031

Listing Price: $ 659,000

MLS #: 13002898

1.28 acres on Diamond Lake a great location for your future estate. Large enough for complete privacy and extra amenities not available on smaller lots. Lot is flat on top with a gentle grade to the lake. Mature trees are abundant and provide shade for those hot summer days....

123 Karlson Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 289,900

MLS #: 14026938

Prestigious Whispering Pines. Build your dream home on this beautiful property. Lot has rolling hills and mature trees. Owner motivated to sell....

2210 Riverwalk Dr Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 260,000

MLS #: 13063992

FABULOUS ST JOSEPH RIVER FRONTAGE. Low bank for easy access, mature trees on this 13+ acres. There are trails so you can walk the property and enjoy the widelife....

Wildwood Dr Dowagiac, MI 49047

Listing Price: $ 145,000

MLS #: 13045568

Great lot on Little Crooked Lake at the end of Wildwood Drive. The lot is at a point so a new home would have a panoramic view of the lake with a walkout possible. Sandy beach with a short walk down to the water from the level part of the lot....

5 Long Lake Dr #5 Cassopolis, MI 49031

Listing Price: $ 145,000

MLS #: 13015502

Build your dream home overlooking Long Lake. Property is wooded and private. Enjoy fishing, swimming and boating on this beautiful 80 acre all sport lake which is spring fed. Permitted for a private boardwalk and pier. Gated association. Assoc. fee $300.00 per year....

513 Dunewood St. Joseph, MI 49085

Listing Price: $ 110,000

MLS #: 11049746

Phase 4 of Edgewater Dunes, a new residential development in the City of St. Joseph, Michigan. Less than 700 feet from Lake Michigan beaches. Take a leisurely walk or short bike ride to charming downtown St. Joe, St. Joe River Yacht Club, West Basin Marina, Jean Klock Park, Tiscornia Beach, the piers and lighthouse. Best seat in town for 4th of J...

11-E Long Lake Dr Cassopolis, MI 49031

Listing Price: $ 99,000

MLS #: 10002672

Quiet wooded property that you could build a home with a walk out basement to enjoy the 80 acre all sport lake which is spring fed. Enjoy fishing, swimming and boating on this beautiful lake. Permitted for a private boardwalk and pier. Assoc fees are $300.00 per year....

46 Camp Madron Rd Buchanan, MI 49107

Listing Price: $ 89,000

MLS #: 13050960

Vacant lot in Camp Madron which is a 250 acre community of only 49 home sites which are separated for privacy. This development features a 60 acre spring fed lake with a beach for swimming, community lodge, apple orchard, tennis courts, softball field, caretaker on premises, hiking and cross country ski trails. Each owner may have a garden spot n...

Long Lake Rd #6 Cassopolis, MI 49031

Listing Price: $ 60,000

MLS #: 12043863

Build your home on this waterfront lot on all sport Long Lake. 2 plus acres in a gated site condo development. All the lots are large and wooded so privacy is not an issue.Association Beach has a boat lauch and docks available for owners who are not lakefront....

1 Long Lake Dr Cassopolis, MI 49031

Listing Price: $ 55,000

MLS #: 12045455

Price reduce $25k Absolutely beautiful, cleared, and ready-to-build 2.5+ private wooded acres in Long Lake West development. Great care has been take to clear out the entire property of dead trees and limbs, saplings, and under brush. 20 dead trees removed have been mulched on site to create beautiful walking path and driveway. The resu...

117 Hummingbird Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 50,000

MLS #: 13058075

Beautiful 1 acre tree lined corner lot in Longmeadow Development. Longmeadow is a planned community located in Southwest MI with residential homes set in nature. The development has easy access to South Bend and St Joseph. Property sizes vary from 1 to 5 acres. The development has common areas for enjoyment of wildlife, fishing, cross country ski...

114 Bridle Path Niles, MI 49120

Listing Price: $ 49,900

MLS #: 13032959

This lot just east of Buchanan located in Longmeadow Development overlooks a large private pond and shares frontage with the association. The common areas in this development will be left natural and includes ponds and wetlands. This lot overlooks the picturesque private stocked pond. This is one of the only two lots left overlooking the pond so d...

Why Niles, Buchanan, and Three Oaks are Great Places to Live

Berrien County is justly famous for its frontage on Lake Michigan. From New Buffalo north and a little east, the coastline is impressive. Its bluffs and dunes, rocky crags and sandy beaches, offer many leisure-time activities. There are public beach areas and parks and the coastal area includes attractive communities, high end shopping, and expensive homes.

No location within Berrien County is more than a 25 minute drive from the four-season panorama the Lake provides. Running east from the entryway to Michigan boundary line.. The Highway extends to and beyond the eastern border of the County. It features a corridor of land, residences, and affordable real estate.

Niles, Buchanan and New Buffalo

Three population centers grace this route. Farthest east is Niles (population app. 20,000); then proceeding west 5 miles is Buchanan (population app. 6,000); and then another 10 miles to the Village of Three Oaks (population app. 2,000). You now are only about 5 miles from the starting point at New Buffalo.

These three communities shore the geography of the rest of the County. There is a good reason for this: The ice ages, especially the last, the Wisconsin glaciation, scoured the entire region, its ebbs and flows carved out the many rivers and lakes, the moraines and plains, as well as the rock outcroppings and gentle hills.

The climate along this southern corridor is a favorable one. In spring it fosters the growth of grapes, spring flowers, and morel mushrooms; in the summer it offers nearly perfect conditions for boating, swimming, and fishing; in autumn the spectacular colors of fall foliage; while in winter there is skiing, ice fishing, and mile after mile of snowmobile trails.

The Educational Climate

The educational climate of these southern corridor communities is also very favorable. The school systems of Niles, Buchanan, and Three Oaks (River Valley) are separate but share in that excellence. The dedication of teachers and administrators is supported by the concern of parents as well as the general public. Athletic facilities, activities and the spirit of competition are encouraged but not to the extent of overcoming academic achievement. Both Lake Michigan College and Southwestern Michigan College maintain branches that serve Niles and Buchanan directly. Universities like Andrews (Berrien Springs), Notre Dame, and Indiana University at South Bend are close by and offer cultural events, entertainment venues, and outstanding education and research.

Historic Significance

The historic significance of this southern tier runs deep. The first humans in the region were nomadic. They are likely to have followed the northern movement of the Wisconsin glacier, stopping long enough to have developed distinct cultures, but still dependent upon the movements of game and the changing seasons.

Hunting and, fishing remain prominent activities in this region—deer, turkey, small game, trout, salmon, pike, and panfish, are plentiful. If you are very fortunate, morel mushrooms may be found in the spring. Fortunately, both the wooly mammoth and the mastodon, hunted by the first humans in the region, became extinct!

The chemistry these three communities have in common is the atmosphere of the small town—its trust, friendship and close family ties—with easy access to Chicago, Detroit, South Bend, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids. Niles, Buchanan and Three Oaks offer the best of many different worlds.

Here are just a few of the special features of each community.

Niles, Michigan

Niles, Michigan is called the “City of Four Flags” for good reason. This rich heritage is now commemorated at the Fort St. Joseph Museum in the downtown area. The museum houses and displays exhibits and artifacts from the establishment of that Fort in 1691 by the French. As much commercial as military, the French maintained the loyalty of the Miami and Potawatomi Indian tribes in order to promote and to protect French trade, mostly furs, over that of the British. The British, however, took control of the Fort in 1761. It is argued that too much alcohol, incompetent commanders, and bad policies toward the Indians left the region under more and often less British control. In fact, even a Spanish raiding party captured the Fort in 1781, raised the Spanish flag, and looted what they could. They left after one day. The Treaty ending the American Revolution granted the area to the colonies and was soon followed by settlement and the establishment of Niles. Thus, the “City of Four Flags.”

Niles today is replete with historic buildings of elegance and style. The St. Joseph River cuts through the city and its banks include much public space for walking, running, or just meditation. For the very energetic, there is a will-constructed and well-maintained skatepark. Many festivals and events are held in these public areas: among them, the Niles Riverfest, Bluegrass festival, Apple festival and Parade, and the Hunter Ice festival with its professional ice sculpture exhibition.

In 2007 Niles was listed by Forbes Magazine as the best Small Place for business in Michigan. Later that year it was also chosen the Michigan Main Street Community of the Year.

Buchanan, Michigan

Buchanan, Michigan, though smaller than Niles, exhibits the same hospitality as the larger city. It also shares with Niles the pleasures of the St. Joseph River. The bluffs and hills overlooking the river are of outstanding beauty. Consider a fall day toward dusk, with its leafs of many colors, and you can almost ‘see and feel” the American Indian campfires from long ago.

Downtown Buchanan celebrates its founding in the 1830’s by updating its historic past. Pears Mill, established in 1853, continues to show visitors the operation of a water-powered flour mill on McCoy Creek. Alongside it is the Tin Shop, dating from 1865-66. Today it is a civic theater offering live performances from June through September. Within easy walking distance there is also the Buchanan Commons—an open space used for band concerts, picnics, and a farmers’ market. Just a short distance father is the Buchanan art Center, while in the opposite direction is the magnificent McCoy Creek Trail.

Just outside Buchanan is the world-famous Fernwood Garden and Nature Preserve. Open year-round, it offers beautiful gardens and tranquil forests. The Nature Center, Clark Art Gallery, Fern House, and a fine dining room enhance the glorious scenery open to the visitor.

Buchanan shares with its smaller neighbor, Three Oaks, entry to some of the best grape growing and wine producing regions in the United States. Lemon Creek, Tabor Hill, and Round Barn are wineries that produce high quality products as well as offering tours and wine tasting.

Three Oaks, Michigan

Three Oaks, Michigan rests upon a gently-uplifted “hill,” a kind of “oasis” in the rich agricultural land around it. The centerpiece of the village is the large Warren Featherbone Factory, dating back to the late 19th century. Warren had the entrepreneurial vision to substitute turkey feather quills for the whalebone stays used in the corsets of that age. Time has been kind to Warren’s imagination. The factory is still intact and open to the public. It also features a wine shop, a stage and theater, a lawn and garden store, and now, the opening of more that a dozen loft apartments.

Three Oaks boasts a unique festival in June. It is the annual Flag Day celebration. It is billed, properly so, as the world’s largest Flag Day Parade and Festival. Floats, marching bands, shopping bargains, competitive events and yes, lovely ladies—all combine to make this a popular crowd-pleasing event.

For the most part, however, Three Oaks gives its residents a sense of openness. Spacious parks, public areas, and playing fields extend out into fields and forested regions. Visitors and residents can also extend their mental senses on the basis of two venues, the Vickers and the Acorn. Vickers offers first-class cinema featuring top Oscar nominees and award-winning foreign films, while the Acorn features live performances from opera, to jazz, popular singers, and local jams.

These and many other activities are proudly supported by Radio Harbor Country (WRHC), a non-profit, all volunteer station, that continues to offer music of every kind—rock, blues, swing, classical, and modern sonic—but also features many “one of a kind” shows. The motto of the station is appropriate: “One hundred watts of power, 1000 watts of community.” New talent and shows are always welcomed.

The old and the new come together in Thee Oaks. Gone are the three massive oaks that gave rise to the name of the Village in the 1850’s. Both the Featherbone Factory and Dewey Park, however, continue to take the mind back in time. In 1899, President McKinley commemorated the patriotic support of “Three Oakers” for the War of 1298 by contributing a cannon Admiral Dewey had taken from a Spanish warship. The park today is the annual center for a premier bicycle event, The Apple Cider Century Race. It draws a crowd of over 7,000 cyclers, many of whom take the longest, a hundred mile, ride through many of the scenic back-roads of southwest Michigan.

The small downtown area is filled with small shops, many of them mindful of the past but featuring up-to-date products. The list includes a bookstore, an old-fashioned drug store, two taverns, numerous antique stores, a gun shop, post office, an elegant library housed within a National landmark bank building, an ice cream shop, art galleries, and a number of delis featuring speciality food items. All of these offer patrons the friendly service we usually associate more with the past then the present.

The communities of Niles, Buchanan, and Three Oaks are in many ways distinct; however, together they form a whole that is more appealing than the sum of its parts. One very early pioneer who traveled this land called it “a bit of God’s paradise on Earth.” Without boasting, it still remains “pretty darn good.”

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